Cooperative Communities of Chicago BETA

Info hub for housing that you can afford and enjoy.

EXPLORE: Find out if a co-op is right for you

EXPLORE: Find out if a co-op is right for you

The Very Beginning

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Perks of Co-ops

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More People, More Problems?

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match with ideal co-op neighbors

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Vision Boards

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custom style floorplans

Beginner's Guide

Anecdotes & Advice for Beginners

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advice for finding your core group

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Startup Stories: Logan Sq. Co-op

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Find an Existing Co-op Vacancy

If you prefer to drop into an already existing cooperative in/near Chicago, there are a few options:

Check out the directory for vacancies. We also profile vacancies in the "Good Housing" newsletter, managed by RESUS.

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Visit Craigslist and use the search term “co-op” or “cooperative.” You may also want to try online real-estate listings.

Visit Craigslist

Get notified when Fireplace - a new compatibility tool - is launched. It will help you discover your closest co-op match for a co-op or a group.

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DIY: Form Your Own Co-op!

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Typical Steps

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Sample Purchase Agreement

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Vision Boards

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More People, More Problems?

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Sample Proforma: Development Budget

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Co-op Group Vision

Formation Guide